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Property owners forced to lease land for drilling

February 9, 2014

LISBON — Several Columbiana County property owners unwilling to lease their land for horizontal drilling were recently forced to do so under a nearly 50-year-old state law, and at least two other......

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Feb-09-14 5:47 PM

what a crock!money is all that matters to some people.

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Feb-09-14 1:54 PM

I think "privateering" is a more accurate term to describe what is going on here.

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Feb-09-14 8:46 AM

I am not against drilling for natural gas or oil, I have a lease, but this is yet another case of infringement on personal property rights. What is wrong with our politicians that they allow this to happen. Is it yet another case of "my brother in law is in the gas business" Give us back our rights.

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